October 26, 2014

Geel, September 1944

A C-47 aircraft, hit by A/A fire while returning from Market-Garden drops, crashes into a knocked out Jagdpanther near Geel
A C-47 aircraft, hit by A/A fire while returning from Market-Garden drops, crashes into 
a knocked out Jagdpanther near Geel, Belgium. The date is September 17, 1944.


C-47s flying over Geel
2. Same day C-47s flying over Geel.

A knocked out Jagdpanther near Geel
3. Four days earlier the Jagdpanthers faced the British 50th Infantry Division. 
Here, a knocked out Jagdpanther near Geel on 13 September 1944.

Another knocked out Jagdpanther in Geel
4. Another knocked out Jagdpanther in Geel. Above in the sky C-47s on their way to Holland.

A British soldier poses next to a knocked out Jagdpanther
5. A British soldier poses next to a knocked out Jagdpanther in Geel on 16 September 1944.

A Sherman of the 4th CLY loaded onto a tank transporter
6. A Sherman of the 4th CLY loaded onto a tank transporter in Geel on 16 September 1944.


Photos attribution
1., 2., 4. Capt. E.G. Malindine, No. 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Hewitt (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
5., 6. Mapham J (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons